job training http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati State ENGAGEs Community http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-state-engages-community <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>At the same time that thousands of people in the tri-state are unemployed or under-employed, many local companies are unable to find enough skilled workers to meet their demands. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:30:05 +0000 Pete Rightmire 19493 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati State ENGAGEs Community Raise the Floor, Women in Manufacturing http://wvxu.org/post/raise-floor-women-manufacturing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Women currently hold just 10 percent of manufacturing jobs in our region, but a recently launched program at <a href="http://www.gateway.kctcs.edu/" target="_blank">Gateway Community and Technical College</a> is designed to prepare women for stable, high-paying manufacturing careers. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 19596 at http://wvxu.org Raise the Floor, Women in Manufacturing Council updates responsible bidder ordinance http://wvxu.org/post/council-updates-responsible-bidder-ordinance <p>Cincinnati Council is making changes to a responsible bidder ordinance it enacted nearly a year ago. &nbsp;<br><br>It's designed to make sure job training is a part of major contracts awarded by the Metropolitan Sewer District. &nbsp;<br><br>Council Member Chris Seelbach said the purpose hasn't changed.<br> Wed, 01 May 2013 19:55:41 +0000 Jay Hanselman 12061 at http://wvxu.org Council updates responsible bidder ordinance Education @ Work http://wvxu.org/post/education-work <p>With college costs rising at an alarming rate, more and more students are leaving school with a debt load that is stifling as they begin to start their post-college careers. <strong>David Dougherty</strong>, the former president of&nbsp; Convergys, which provides customer and information services to a variety of large corporations, has one solution. Since retiring, he has focused on a new non-profit, <a href="http://www.education-at-work.org/"><strong>Education @ Work</strong></a>, which provides jobs and tuition incentives for college students, helping reduce their debt and earn valuable real-life work experience. <strong>David Dougherty</strong> recently stopped by our studios to talk more about <strong>Education @ Work</strong> with Mark Perzel</p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 05:32:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 5845 at http://wvxu.org Education @ Work